porker to own audi?
glenahan at vfemail.net
Tue Nov 28 20:59:40 EST 2006
Which never existed, by the way.
Porsche piggy-backed on VW/Audi US distro for a time.
Ferd. Piech was head of Porsche R&D, then Audi, then VWAG
Ferd Porsche designed the Beetle for, well, never mind who.
But there never was an official tie in between the companies, until
Piech, who's mother owns most of the Porsche voting control, began
buying VW stock this year.
On Nov 28, 2006, at 8:15 PM, John S. Lagnese wrote:
> This would just be heading back to the original VW/Porsche/Audi
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Eaton" <Dave.Eaton at clear.net.nz>
> To: <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:56 PM
> Subject: porker to own audi?
>> '03 rs6
>> '04 allroad tdi
>> HAMBURG -- German sports car maker Porsche, the largest shareholder in
>> Volkswagen, today denied speculation that it was looking to carve out
>> or any other premium brand from VW and merge them with Porsche.
>> "There are no such plans," a Porsche spokesman said. "We do not see
>> sense to it either."
>> The small niche carmaker from Stuttgart prefers independence, he
>> Citing a confirmation from the "finance scene", German business daily
>> Handelsblatt reported today that Porsche was already working out how
>> carve out Audi and the group's other premium brands Lamborghini,
>> Bentley over the medium term and integrate them with Porsche.
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